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CBS
Nov 15, 2012 4:00am EST
cain and lindsey graham said rice was either lying or incompetent when she made this statement five days after the attack. >> we don't have information at present that leads us to conclude this was premeditated or preplanned. >> reporter: president obama said the ambassador was presenting the intelligence information she was given. he challenged those who attacked ambassador rice. >> if senator mccain and senator graham and others want to go after somebody they should go after me. >> reporter: senator mccain accepted that offer. >> the president of the united states, the commander-in-chief is the most responsible and i hope the president has no illusions about our view of his responsibility. >> reporter: mccain and graham want a watergate style committee to investigate the benghazi attack. and general petraeus will testify here on capitol hill tomorrow morning at 7:30 a.m. back to you. >>> president obama and republicans in congress have staked out their position on the so-called fiscal cliff. that's the package of tax increase and spending cuts scheduled to take effect in january. that's janu
CBS
Nov 15, 2012 4:00am PST
asks her to be secretary of state. >> if senator mccain and senator graham and others want to go after somebody they should go after me. i'm happy to have that discussion with them. >> escalating violence in the middle east. israelis and palestinians are killed as tensions reach a boiling point along israel's border with gaza. >>> getting answers officials in new york demand details from utility companies on their handling of hurricane sandy. this is the "cbs morning news" for thursday, november 15, 2012. good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm duarte geraldino. the sex scandal that forced cia director david petraeus to resign is widening. here's what we know. petraeus' mistress paula broadwell sent emails to petraeus and other senior military leaders besides general john allen. he's the top commander in afghanistan. meanwhile the fbi agent frederick humphries who launched the investigation of emails is being investigated by the fbi for his role in the case. specifically why he took concerns about this case to republican members of congress. house and senate panels are expected
NBC
Nov 15, 2012 4:00am PST
. >> if senator mccain and senator graham and others want to go after somebody, they should go after me. but for them to go after the u.n. ambassador, who had nothing to do with benghazi and was simply making a presentation based on intelligence that she had receive d, and to besmirch her reputation is outrageous. >> earlier, senators mccain and graham slammed rice, vowing to stop her rumored nomination as secretary of state. >> i don't trust her, and the reason i don't trust her is because i think she knew better and if she didn't know better, she shouldn't be the voice of america. >> we will do whatever is necessary to block the nomination. >> well, back to petraeus, the "wall street journal" reports he was already at odds with his boss, national intelligence director james clapper, after petraeus wanted the cia to fight back publicly against criticism for its role in benghazi. >>> and we have new details this morning on the personal scandals that have developed. petraeus and afghan war commander john allen, from nbc's andrea mitchell, who broke this story. >> reporter: at his news co
NBC
Nov 15, 2012 4:30am EST
finger pointing over rice. >> if senator mccain and senator graham and others want to go after somebody, they should go after me, but for them to go after the u.n. ambassador who had nothing to do with benghazi and was simply making a presentation based on intelligence that she had received and to besmirch her reputation is outrageous. >> earlier sense tore mccain and graham vowed to stop her confirmation. >> i don't trust her. the reason i don't trust her. is i think she knew better. >> we will do whatever is necessary to stop the nomination. >>> back to petraeus. t"the wall street journal" says he was already at odds with james clapper after the cia wanted them to fight back publicly for its role in benghazi. we do have new details on the personal scandal that has enveloped petraeus and john allen from nbc's andrea mitchell who broke the story. >> reporter: at his news conference the president went out of his way to praise petraeus. >> he has provided this country an extraordinary service. we are safer because of the work that dave petraeus has done. >> reporter: as paula broadwell re
CNN
Nov 7, 2012 7:00pm PST
to turn to lindsey graham who said if mitt romney loses republican states because he wasn't conservative enough he will quote, go nuts. i have heard a lot of republicans saying just that. >> well, i just think the honest truth is that we have a demographic problem. if we had had 40% of the hispanic vote mitt romney would be president. mccain got 31% and romney got 27%. we are going in the wrong direction. >> how do you change that? >> you have extremes in your party who on the immigration issue don't want to see a compromise. here is what i want to see, i want to see it lead to the 12 million illegal immigrants. i want a comprehensiveclusion and that is all i ask and all, most americans want. i can they saw him as a lesser of two evils between obama and us. he didn't lift a finger to do reform as he had promised. immigration is a national issue. it is an american issue and there is a solution to be found out there if people want to find it. americans are going to see massive tax increased. every american will feel the effects. what level of hope do you have that congress can come togethe
CNN
Nov 7, 2012 10:00pm PST
and vice versa. >> exactly. i next want to turn to lindsay graham who said, if mitt romney loses and republicans say it was because he wasn't conservative enough he'll go nuts. senator, americans -- first of all, how are you doing today? have you gone nuts? i have heard a lot of republicans saying just that. >> well, i just think the honest truth is that we have a demographic problem. if we had had 40% of the hispanic vote mitt romney would be president. mccain got 31% and romney got 27%. we are going in the wrong direction. >> how do you change that? because you have extremes in your party who on the immigration issue don't want to see some sort of a compromise. >> well, yeah, here's what i want to see. i want to see a solution that will not lead to 12 million illegal immigrants 20 years from now. i want a comprehensive solution. that's all i ask, and i think that's all americans want. i think most hispanic voters didn't have a fondness for president obama. his job approval rating for them was about 50%. i think they saw him as the lesser of two evils between obama and us. he di
MSNBC
Nov 15, 2012 2:00am PST
cain and senator graham and others want to go after somebody, they should go after me. but for them to go after the u.n. ambassador who had nothing to do with benghazi and was simply making a presentation based on intelligence she had received and besmir much her reputation is outrageous. >> earlier, senators mccain and graham slammed rice vowing to stop her rumored nomination as secretary of state. >> i don't trust her. and the reason i don't trust her is because i think she knew better and if she didn't know better, she shouldn't be the voice of america. >> we'll do whatever is necessary to block the nomination. >> all right. so back to petraeus. "the wall street journal" reports he was already at odds with his boss national intelligence directsor james clapper after petraeus wanted the cia to fight back publicly against criticism for its role in benghazi. and we also have new details this morning on the personal scandals that have enveloped petraeus and john allen from nbc's andrea mitchell who broke this story. >> reporter: at his news conference, the president went out of his way to praise
CNN
Nov 12, 2012 11:00am PST
the political gaps over immigration. republican senator lindsey graham and democratic senator charles schumer say they plan to restart immigration reform talks in hopes of getting a deal through congress. their plan will focus on forming border security, secure citizenship documents, fairer, legal immigration and a path to citizenship for immigrants already in the united states. our chief white house correspondent jessica yellin is with us from d.c. jessica, is the obama administration saying anything about the graham and schumer plan as it starts to formulate here? >> hey, ted. they haven't commented on the plan so far this week, but graham and schumer are re-engaging on a proposal that those two senators first outlined in march of 2010, and the white house supported that r proposal then. that proposal has four specific components, not just tightening the bord, but the key component is a biometrics social security card so only those here legally can be hired. that is sort of can considered the key linchpin that could get a lot of republicans on board. also a path to legalization, a process f
NBC
Nov 13, 2012 6:00am EST
as gary graham. he was shot several times in the parking lot early on sunday morning and remains in critical condition. >> a baltimore city police officer is under investigation. kim dacey joins us live with the latest on the investigation. good morning. >> good morning. officer elliott simon has been suspended without pay. police are not saying when the alleged contact took place. it was reported to them over the weekend. anthony batts described 39- year-old simon as a 13-year veteran. they received a complaint against simon alleging he had assaulted a female. in a news conference yesterday, commissioners batts would not take any questions about the case. police are not releasing any details about the investigation except that simon was on duty at the time of the alleged assault. he has been suspended and there is an internal investigation. >> this agency is committed to keeping people accountable for misconduct. i have no tolerance for misconduct or officers that violate the public's trust. >> 11 news was unable to reach officer simon for comment. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >>
CSPAN
Nov 14, 2012 12:00pm EST
. senator john mccain and senator lindsey graham both said today they want to have watergate style hearings on the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi and said that if you nominate susan rice to be secretary of state they will do everything in their power to block her nomination as the sender granted, he simply doesn't trust ambassador rice at what she said about benghazi. i would like your reaction to that. and with those threats deter you from making a nomination like that? >> for salon not going to comment at this point on various nominations that i will put forward to fill up my cabinet for the second term but those are things that are still being discussed. but let me say specifically about susan rice. she has done exemplary work. she has represented the united states and our interests in the united nations with scale and professionalism and toughness and grace. -- with scale. as i said before, she made an appearance at the request of the white house in which she gave her best understanding of the intelligence that had been provided to for. if senator mccain and senator graham and
CNN
Nov 7, 2012 4:00pm PST
stress over. graham spanier was arraigned today on charges he tried to cover up allegations that jerry sandusky was sexually abusing boys on the school campus. among the charges, obstruction of justice, endangering the welfare of children and purgery. bail is $125,000. but it is unsecured, so that means he doesn't have to pay it unless he fails to show up for a court date. he will not be allowed to travel outside the state without the court's permission. >>> after meeting with with the president, one militant group in mali is urging other groups to start a political dialogue and it's an important group, at least from our understanding when we were covering the story. the armed group is one of many to have taken over the northern part of mali. what does that mean? state department spokesman welcomed the announcement that says the group has only talked the talk and need to walk the work and work on a deal. it's been 461 days since the u.s. lost its top credit rating. it is time to ask what are we going to do to get it back. and now, our fourth story. president obama won re-election last
MSNBC
Nov 14, 2012 1:00am PST
that kind of softness. who really in this country is pushing for extending it? lindsey graham, john mccain and the departing joe lieberman. i don't know of any other voices in the national political scene who are saying we can't leave. we have to do as long as it takes and stay there forever. there's no public support for it. >> because of this scandal, i just -- i mean, one of the things that you hear from veterans groups, that people outside the military i don't think seem all that comfortable talking about is the personal toll of these long deployments over multiple years on people's personal lives. young veterans bemoan the rate of divorce among veterans. how difficult it is to sustain a family and relationships. i don't know why we think it's easier for top commanders than your average infantry man trying to hold his family together. is this potentially -- we tend to defer to the military's own judgment on these things. we ask the commanders on the ground for their own opinion, but is this not another occasion for civilians to say, this is done in our name. the military isn't figh
Current
Nov 13, 2012 6:00am PST
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CSPAN
Nov 8, 2012 12:00pm EST
in mind for 2014. among those that are up in 2014, mitch mcconnell, john cornyn, lindsey graham, saxby chambliss if we were sitting here four years ago we would have unanimity that he was the king of the republican party in kentucky and there wasn't even a contest for who was the elder li acknowledged leader, then we get to the 2010 elections and he put every resource that he could come every attempt come every string he could pull to keep rand paul from running and winning miserably. if you look at this from mccaul's perspectives note that several of the republicans that ran for the senate this time wouldn't promise going in that they would support mitch mcconnell. and you know that you have the potential for a primary challenge in a party that you no longer control. your willingness to compromise on some of these critical issues may be itself compromised. if you are john cornyn, you would have stayed out of the race for the republican nomination for the senate this time around but you sat back and watched as the conservative and powerful lieutenant governor, the most powerful togethe
FOX News
Nov 14, 2012 4:00pm PST
officials have told her. >> if senator mccain and senator graham and others want to go after somebody, they should go after me. and i'm happy to have that discussion with them. but for them to go after the u.n. ambassador, who had nothing to do with benghazi, and was simply making a presentation based on intelligence that she had received, besmirch her reputation is outrageous. >> who in the white house, who was the president of the united states? was it one of his people? who was it that gave her talking points that clearly indicated something that of which there was no basis in fact? >> this president and this administration has either been guilty of colossal incompetence or engaged in a coverup, neither of which are acceptable to the american people. >> shepard: so, there it is. now we are learning lawmakers could soon hear from david petraeus himself. catherine herridge in washington tonight. what do we know? >> shepard, on thursday the nation's most senior intelligence in law enforcement officials will testify in classified sessions to the house and senate intelligence committees
CNN
Nov 8, 2012 2:00am PST
graham from south carolina has been talking a lot about the shape of the republican party going forward. particularly after this election. i'll just throw up some numbers here while i'm on this subject. among latino voters, president obama won 71% of the latino vote. mitt romney, just 27%. with african-americans, it was more of a blowout, 93% for the president, 6% for mitt romney. last night with anderson, lindsey graham, the senator from north carolina, was sort of talking about this situation pp. let's listen. >> i think most hispanic voters, they didn't have a real fondness for president obama. i think they saw him a lesser of two evils between obama and us, because he didn't really lift a finger to do comprehensive immigration reform, like he promised. so we'll be back in the game. immigration is a national issue, it's just not an hispanic issue, it's an american issue, and there's a solution to be found out there if people want to find it. >> is it as simple as he says, lenny? will you get back in the game that easily? >> i think when it comes to our principles, when it comes to th
CNN
Nov 12, 2012 1:00pm PST
out. now chuck schumer, the democrat from new york, lindsey graham, the republican from south carolina, they are trying right now. they have a serious proposal out there to recreate that coalition. is it going to go anywhere? >> i hope so. the republicans have been awol on comprehensive immigration reform since 2007. i think president obama should reach out to president bush so that he can help recruit more republicans to help him. president obama's committed to comprehensive immigration reform. i looked the other day, 90% of hispanics have parents or grandparents who immigrated to the united states from another country. that's why the republicans should be afraid. ther they should help us -- >> i don't think they have to be afraid. >> mitt romney talked about self-deportation, that turned off a lot of folks out there. >> i think self-deportation is what president obama did when he cratered the economy and kept it struggling. no jobs for people to come here to get. >> you can't exactly blame the president -- he inherited a pretty bad economy. >> he did. but he's also deported more ille
MSNBC
Nov 11, 2012 12:00pm PST
. >> republican senator lindsay graham on "face the nation" this morning, molly ball, take a listen and see what he said on the other side. >> we have a national security failure in the making. i don't see how in the world you can find out what happened in benghazi, before, during and after the attack, if general petraeus doesn't testify. from my point of view, it's absolutely essential that he give testimony before the congress. >> molly, how is this benghazi back and forth likely to work out in light of these petraeus developments? >> well, i think we have to remember how much we still don't know. we still, i mean the petraeus story just breaking on friday, and details still coming out about what was discovered and how. i mean we originally thought that this was more about classified information and now it seems like it's more about harassment. i think we have to be sort of humble in the face of all the facts that we still don't have. i think a.b. is right that at this point, they look like two separate stories. it doesn't look like they're entangled, except to the extent that petraeus is a pl
FOX News
Nov 11, 2012 9:00am PST
right senator lindsay graham said to get the answers that congress and the american people need about what happened that night, petraeus must some day fill in lawmakers about what he knows. shannon? >> shannon: they expect to get that story from him directly one way or another. peter, thank you. three different congressional committees will hold hearings this week on the benghazi attack. the woman taking a central role at one of the hearings is republican congresswoman iliana ross clayton and she joins us now live about what she plans to ask in thursdayee hearing. this is the only one held as open hearing. congresswoman, thank you for your time. >> guest: thank you so much. we're as bewildered as everyone wells the conflicting timelines about benghazi, what did the administration know, what did secretary clinton know, what did they do about. it fox has been pointing this out and the american people have a right to know. four americans died on that terrible day. and what we have learned since then is that there have been conflicting cables, one thing has been clear. those people in ben
FOX News
Nov 11, 2012 1:00pm PST
to testify in front of congress about benghazi but lindsay graham the truth will never come out if petraeus keeps quiet forever. >> we have a national security failure in the making. i don't see how in the world you can find out what happened in benghazi before, during and after the attack if general petraeus doesn't testify. >> a whistle-blower was an f.b.i. agent got a hold of david rikert to a national security concerned tied to this concern. he reached out to jart leader eric cantor who alerted the f.b.i. on october 31. but president obama first learned of the affair on november 8th which means two republican congressmen knew about the investigation well before the president did. >> gregg: peter, thanks. >> heather: new pentagon report on the terrorist attacks in libya showing top u.s. military leaders were not immediately told about the deadly assault on 11. consulate on september 11th. time line shows that leon panetta and martin dempsey were only alerted after 50 minutes. special operations were not going to respond for five hours. >> gregg: honoring america's veterans. president oba
FOX
Nov 15, 2012 7:00am PST
is aggressively coming to rice's defense. >> if senator mccain and graham and others want to go after something, they should be after me. >> reporter: house and senate intelligence committees will be hearing the reports. >>> for a change, some good news about california's budget deficit. the nonpartisan legislate tier budget says california is now facing a $1.9 billion budget deficit in the coming year. that is well below the $13 billion deficit previously projected. the state could see even more surpluses afternoon that. the improving economy, budget cut-backs, and new tax revenues from the passage of prop 30 all credited for california's improving financial situation. >>> also, the democrats super majority in the state senate and the assembly, well, it's now official. after two races, democrats now have a so-called super majority in both the state senate and the state assembly. that means democrats have a two-thirds majority, allowing them to -- the last time democrats had a super majority was 1883. >>> it is 7:21. rain, believe it or not heading our way. steve is watching the storm tracker.
FOX
Nov 12, 2012 7:00am EST
they are going to do. >> peter king who is the chairman of the homeland security committee and lindsay graham have both been among those to say he need to have him be there to answer questions about things under his tenure. >> i'm sure i'm asking too much for you to speculate but the timing on this seems very curious and even the fact that election day started to come out a little bit. anything to that? >> those are questions we're going to keep asking until we know more of the answers. possible it was purely a coincidence of when he was supposed to testify. this was an investigation that was going on over weeks and months and we'll know more as more of the story begins to come out. >> originally we asked you to talk about other things. moving forward after the election, what does happen now moving forward? are we likely to see a more aggressive president on foreign affairs? what are you hearing? >> for second terms president, foreign policy is an opportunity. leaders in the world stage. not just deal with congress. they can deal with foreign leaders and there are a number of big issues that
CNN
Nov 8, 2012 4:00am PST
graham talked about it last night when he was chatting with anderson cooper. here is what he said. >> i just think the honest truth is that we have a demographic problem. had we gotten 40% of the hispanic vote, mitt romney would be president. mccain got 39%, bush 41 got 41%. we're going in the wrong direction. >> the mayor of san antonio texas, julio castro, thank you for joining us. i was speaking with kay bailey hutchison. she believes ideologic aally that latinos may be sort of linked to republicans than democrats, that maybe some of these issues around immigration is what's keeping latinos from becoming republicans. do you think that's true? >> well, i think that latinos are like every other community in the united states. they have the same concerns. and those concerns are several. and i know that senator hutchison, of course, is very familiar with the latino community, representing texas. i would say, though, that it's the tone on issues like immigration but also the substance, the policies that republicans have embrace d on health care, on education, on the economy. on health car
CSPAN
Nov 8, 2012 10:00am EST
taken by executive fiat, which is even more anathema to senators mccain, graham, and others. that is a sideshow, a three-ring circus, and have a couple of side rings, that remained in the bombings as well. one thing i would say about the fiscal cliff, at one level you could say there's no great sense of urgency. as many people have said, it is more a fiscal slump than clef. it is not like we're going to plunge into the horrible up this immediately. there are many things that an administration can do to ameliorate the impact of many of the tax cuts and of the budget cuts. there are some significant amounts of discussion about how you deal with budgets. you can move accounts aren't among the things related to public safety. it is not quite the same as it was when we had the shutdown of the government in 1995, but there is a lot of discretion there, and among other things, you can have an administration that the sides -- that decides to not to effectively change withholding rates to keep the immediate impact of the tax cuts from taking hold. you can do that for only certain tim
CSPAN
Nov 10, 2012 7:00am EST
that my representative, lindsey graham, has rescinded his pledge for the norquist pledge. we have some republicans finally realizing we have to get this deficit under control. if the deficit is doubled, that means george bush's part of the deficit is half. republicans have never wanted to pay their share of the debt he has created. we have to get somebody in there that is going to help pay the deficit. i am middle income. the last payroll deduction i got, i saw $6 more a week on my check. i would rather you take that $6 back and help pay the deficit off. i am tired of this war. bill clinton and george bush start two wars and do not want to fund them. here we are with the mess we have got. guest: i have to tell you, i am tired of people blaming it on bush. at his buddy says bush took us to war and the war is what created all of this debt. bush did not take us to war on his own. democrats voted for that war, too. congress voted for it. you cannot pay it all on george bush. under present obama's term as president, we have accumulated -- he has accumulated 1/3 of our debt, more of -- more
Current
Nov 8, 2012 3:00am PST
rumbling on that topic. >> bill: the phrase i see a lot today is broken brand. lindsay graham was one of them. schmidt and stevens said we have to look at this republican party and our outreach when you look at, for example president obama getting 93% of the black vote. 71% of the hispanic vote. 55% of the female vote. 60% of the young vote. isn't this -- let's say to be polite, this conversation is going to be taking place within the republican party if not a real war right? >> yes. it could be a conversation. it could be a war. it could be be something in between. here's my sense of it right now. presently. i think the first thing republicans have to ask themselves a threshold strategic question which is separate from outreach. do you want to be a presidential party or do you want to content yourself with being a house majority party? and possibly competitive in senate races? now, that's a strategic choice you could make. you could say look, we have the 2010 census redistricting. we have a certain number of seats.
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